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Re: Learning troff - where to start?

From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey
Subject: Re: Learning troff - where to start?
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 10:26:27 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.6.1 (2016-04-27)

On Tuesday, 13 October 2020 at 22:49:03 +0200, J.-J. wrote:
> Le mardi 13 octobre 2020 à 14:41 +0200, Johann Höchtl a écrit :
>> * What would be a good starting point (tutorial) into troff and its
>> core principles?
>> * What is the canonical documentation of troff all the existing
>> implementations seem to derive from and describe their deltas in
>> their respective documentation?
> Here is in my opinion the best book on the subject
> (and it's now  FREE!) :

An excellent book, and one that I have used a lot.  But nobody can
claim that it's up-to-date (it predates groff), and there are many
features in groff that weren't in the troff version described.  Isn't
it sad that nothing more modern is available?

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